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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

First of all, this will be our final photographic dispatch from Vienna’s louche Life Ball, so it’s no use begging or appealing to our better nature—which so far as we know is non-existent anyway.

While Agent Provocateur founder Joe Corre’s shenanigans were certainly entertaining, it was molten media heiress Lydia Hearst who really stole the show.

We’re not quite sure what induced the *Citizen Kane* cutie to parade around in a pair of pasties while surrounded by slobbering Austrians, but it was for a good cause after all. And of course her famous great-grandfather was rather kinky; if you’re under the impression that Rosebud was just some silly old sled then you’d best think again.

—J.P.S.

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  • Jared Paul Stern

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Photography by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan